A glance at the more than 100 pilot orders from the Big Three networks and Fox Broadcasting paints a grim picture for independents looking to break into the series game.
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David Himelfarb, senior VP of production at Witt-Thomas Prods., is expected to leave that post later this spring to become the head of comedy series development at CBS Entertainment.
Add downhill skier Tommy Moe to the list of Winter Olympians with movie deals. The two-time medalist signed an agreement with Dog & Pony Prods. for a project based on his life.
CBS' NCAA tournament continues to run behind last year's pace, according to preliminary Nielsen results for Saturday's "Final Four" coverage.
Former "Designing Women" star Dixie Carter will headline a new CBS comedy pilot, to be produced under the actress's newly formed Little Lamb Prods. banner in association with Twentieth TV.
Rysher Entertainment, already on the air with three firstrun action hours, has acquired another feature-film property for that market, "F/X," in addition to taking its first steps into network…
ABC, CBS and the Fox Children's Network will tout their fall Saturday-morning lineups to advertisers this week as upfront sales for that daypart kick into full swing.
"Good Morning America" closed out the first quarter with a solid win over "Today," though the only positive movement in the daypart year-to-year was recorded by perennial cellar-dweller "CBS This…
Producer Martin Ransohoff will make his first foray into longform television with a six-hour miniseries chronicling the life ofWinston Churchill that's in development at CBS. The project will be…
Orion serves up another long-on-the-shelf turkey with this gimmicky, poorly conceived comedy, which draws its only inspiration from the short-lived novelty of having Martin Short playing a bratty…